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9 definitions found
 for Mull
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mull \Mull\ (m[u^]l), n. [Perh. contr. fr. mossul. See
     Muslin.]
     A thin, soft kind of muslin.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mull \Mull\, n. [Icel. m[=u]li a snout, muzzle, projecting crag;
     or cf. Ir. & Gael. meall a heap of earth, a mound, a hill or
     eminence, W. moel. Cf. Mouth.]
     1. A promontory; as, the Mull of Cantyre. [Scot.]
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     2. A snuffbox made of the small end of a horn.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mull \Mull\, n. [Prob. akin to mold. [root]108. See Mold.]
     Dirt; rubbish. [Obs.] --Gower.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mull \Mull\, v. t. [OE. mullen. See 2d Muller.]
     To powder; to pulverize. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mull \Mull\, v. i.
     To work (over) mentally; to cogitate; to ruminate; -- usually
     with over; as, to mull over a thought or a problem. [Colloq.
     U.S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mull \Mull\, n.
     An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or
     the peelings and refuse of the larger.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mull \Mull\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mulled (m[u^]ld); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Mulling.] [From mulled, for mold, taken as a p. p.;
     OE. mold-ale funeral ale or banquet. See Mold soil.]
     1. To heat, sweeten, and enrich with spices; as, to mull
        wine.
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              New cider, mulled with ginger warm.   --Gay.
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     2. To dispirit or deaden; to dull or blunt. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster] Mulla

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mull
      n 1: a term used in Scottish names of promontories; "the Mull of
           Kintyre"
      2: an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides
      v 1: reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of
           the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the
           question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist
           must stop to observe and start to excogitate" [syn: chew
           over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate,
           contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over,
           ruminate, speculate]
      2: heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink; "mulled
         cider"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "mull":
     addle, ball up, befuddle, benumb, bewilder, blunt, botch, botchery,
     candy, chafe, chew over, con, consider, contemplate, cook, dally,
     deliberate over, desensitize, dillydally, discombobulate, distract,
     dulcify, dull, edulcorate, electric-heat, evaluate, examine, fire,
     fire up, foment, fuddle, gas-heat, glaze, hash, heat, honey, hot,
     hot up, hot-air-heat, hot-water-heat, linger, loiter, mix-up,
     muddle, mull over, muse on, muss, numb, overheat, poke, ponder,
     preheat, procrastinate, put off, recook, reheat, review,
     ruminate over, saccharify, shambles, steam, stoke up, study, sugar,
     sugar off, sugarcoat, superheat, sweeten, tarry, tepefy,
     think about, think over, throw off, turn over, warm, warm over,
     warm up, weigh
  
  

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